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Administrative Opportunities

Our firm employs over 170 individuals in a variety of areas including accounting, computer information services, human resources, library science, marketing, office services, as well as paralegals and legal secretaries. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package.

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LITIGATION PARALEGAL

We have an opening in our Hartford Office for an experienced litigation paralegal to work on complex federal and state court litigation cases. Applicants must have experience with drafting correspondence, motions, pleadings and discovery; e-filing; digesting depositions; performing paper and electronic discovery; cite-checking; maintaining case calendars and files and is able to organize and track large document productions, assure all court dates are tracked and calendared and is able to handle all aspects of a case from start to finish. Familiarity with state and federal court rules and procedures is essential. Proficiency in Summation and/or Concordance is preferred. Qualified applicants should have a minimum of 8 years of litigation experience in a law firm or legal department. A Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate is required. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is highly motivated, detail-oriented, a forward thinker and must possess excellent organizational skills.

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Information Officer, preferably resident in our Hartford office.

For nearly 100 years, our clients have relied on us to be their trusted advisor. With our invaluable awareness of each client’s challenges, we counsel them at every step -- to keep their operations running smoothly, help them navigate complex business transactions, position them for future growth, or resolve business disputes. Our client’s success is our primary goal. We are looking for a Chief Information Officer, who understands this, and is able to develop and advance the Firm’s technology capabilities to support these goals.

Bachelor’s degree (or a more advanced degree) in one of the Computer Sciences is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Minimum of 15 years of experience in Information Technology. Minimum of 10 years managing or directing an IT department in a multi-office environment. Law firm or corporate law department experience is strongly preferred. Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills. Should be articulate speaking to all audiences, and able to explain technical concepts to non-technical people. Must be well versed in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy best practices, and Data Breach Incident Response procedures. Should be familiar with ISO 27001, NIST 800, HITRUST CSF, or other security certifications, particularly in the Healthcare, Banking and Insurance industries.

Shipman & Goodwin LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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